FAMILY WINCHED TO SAFETY OFF DONEGAL BEACH

first_imgCOAST Guard staff have rescued a family cut off by the tide on a Donegal beach.The adult and three children were stranded at Boyeeghter Bay on the Rosguill peninsula in an area known locally as the Murder Hole.The emergency services responded to a partial ‘999’ call – when the adult’s phone coverage was cut off. Mulroy Coast Guard despatched a boat to the area and found the family at the beach but the rescuers were unable to land their vessel because of poor weather conditions.A Coast Guard spokesman said the Mulroy Coast Guard Cliff Unit were called out and had to winch all four people up the cliff to safety.“Thankfully no-one was hurt in the incident,” said a Coast Guard spokesman.“The Mulroy Cliff Unit carried out the operation with great effect.” The family were left shaken but were otherwise well. FAMILY WINCHED TO SAFETY OFF DONEGAL BEACH was last modified: August 6th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:FAMILY WINCHED TO SAFETY OFF DONEGAL BEACHMelmore Headrosguilllast_img

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